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Middleton, St. Leonard
Middleton, St. Leonard
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Early registers 1541-1752; Baptism and Burial registers 1752-1812; Baptism registers 1807-1891; Marriage registers 1754-1900; Burial registers 1813-1903. Churchwardens accounts 1647; 1651-79, 1681; Deeds re pews 1793; List of pew owners 1792Related Material:Archdeacon John Rushton's scrapbooks of Visitation Returns and other papers includes a newspaper cutting of a copy of a terrier of the glebe of the rectory of Middleton, 16 Sept. 1665, details of tithe commutation, Visitation Returns, Sept. 1846 for church and school, table of fees, 1829, and miscellaneous notes. MS f 942.72 Rl2l vol.51Transcripts by Giles Shaw of Records of Churchwardens' accounts, 1647-1672, 1672-1678, 1758-1747.MS 942.72 S154 vols.9, 10, 12Transcripts by Giles Shaw of vestry minutes and other papers, 1790-1824. MS 942.72 S154 vol. 17Transcript by Giles Shaw of Protestation of 1641 for Middleton, Pilsworth, Thornham, Hopwood and Ainsworth. MS 942.72 S154 vol. i8The following papers came to the Library from the Diocesan Registry, 1965 (Ref GB127.M39);Papers relating to appointment of rectors, 1732-1836, and curates, 1716-1856.; Papers relating to appointment of headmasters and undermasters of Queen Elizabeth's Free Grammar School, 1704-1826, and 1717-1754; Records of Churchwardens' bills relating to pews, 1790-1798; Apprenticeship indentures, 1677-1793; Papers relating to disputed settlement, 1796-1797; Draft order to constables for apprehension of a Middleton man and his commission to the House of Correction, Salford, 1802.Place:/Middleton/Lancashire/England
Middleton, St. Leonard
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The ancient parish of Middleton included the townships of Middleton, Thornham, Hopwood, Pilsworth, Birtle cum Bamford, Ashworth, Ainsworth and Great Lever. Ashworth and Ainsworth were chapelries from the 16th century.
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